St. Louis Family Fall/Winter 2016


Photo by Kevin A. Roberts

After the Ortyls and Hinkles lost children to congenital heart defects, they sought solace in each other and eventually embarked on a joint business venture. more

Sep 27, 2016 5:19 PM Family

Building a support network for moms and dads more

Sep 22, 2016 11:35 AM Family



A look inside the issue more

Sep 17, 2016 8:00 AM Family

Girls FL2016

Photo by Kevin A. Roberts

Playful textures, metallic fabrics, cozy knits, and trendy bomber jackets pair well with staples from last year. more

Sep 17, 2016 8:00 AM Family

Lori Dowd shares her discoveries on childhood obesity and how to encourage healthy habits after filming a summer at Missouri's only nonprofit weight loss camp. more

Sep 16, 2016 8:00 PM Health



A look at the educational landscape, from grade school to high school more

Sep 16, 2016 7:34 PM Education

The 15- to 19-year-old age group has the largest proportion of drivers who were distracted at the time of fatal crashes. more

Sep 16, 2016 7:32 PM Family

Tablets, phones, TVs, computers—we asked St. Louis experts for advice navigating a mountain of digital devices. more

Sep 16, 2016 7:31 PM Family


Carmen Troesser

We asked eight parents what it takes to raise great kids. Here is their advice. more

Sep 16, 2016 7:31 PM Family

Whether it’s the first or fifth loose tooth, parents share their snafus and near misses with the tooth fairy. more

Sep 16, 2016 7:30 PM Family

Fun things to do at the Missouri Botanical Garden, Powell Hall, Union Station, and more. more

Sep 16, 2016 6:49 PM Things to Do


Photography by Corey Woodruff

For the Locks, cooking brings their family together. more

Sep 16, 2016 6:47 PM Family

Zika, contaminated water, lead… These days, it seems there are more environmental concerns than ever for moms-to-be. A local doctor weighs in about the most pressing issues—and ways to stay healthy. more

Sep 16, 2016 6:45 PM Health


Photography by Corey Woodruff

Inclusion, socialization, and an afternoon of healthy play are the foundations of We Rock the Spectrum, an indoor play area for all kids. more

Sep 16, 2016 6:44 PM Family

Chris Bolyard

Photo by Kevin A. Roberts

Even after a long day working at Bolyard’s Meat & Provisions, where Chris Bolyard is head butcher and owner, he still puts his family first, from playing make-believe to hiking trails. more

Sep 16, 2016 8:00 AM Family


Illustration by Julia Minamata

Whether you're looking for something a little more unique than trick-or-treating, or you just want to find new haunts, these St. Louis events offer ghostly fun. more

Sep 16, 2016 8:00 AM Things to Do

Save on your child's next shopping spree by visiting one of these resale stores. more

Sep 16, 2016 8:00 AM Family

Samiyah Womack

Photo by Kevin A. Roberts

Womack sells her bedazzled glasses at fashion events and a local boutique. But her ambitions go beyond the world of style. more

Sep 16, 2016 8:00 AM Family

A local children’s librarian and graphic novel enthusiast offers a peek into some new releases for young readers. more

Sep 16, 2016 8:00 AM Education


via Flickr/Counselman Collection

Family-friendly destinations that will entertain grown-ups and kids alike. more

Sep 16, 2016 8:00 AM Things to Do